By Paul Bushkovitch

ISBN-10: 0521543231

ISBN-13: 9780521543231

ISBN-10: 0521835623

ISBN-13: 9780521835626

available to scholars, travelers and basic readers alike, this e-book offers a huge evaluate of Russian background because the 9th century. Paul Bushkovitch emphasizes the large adjustments within the realizing of Russian heritage as a result of the top of the Soviet Union in 1991. for the reason that then, new fabric has come to gentle at the historical past of the Soviet period, offering new conceptions of Russia's pre-revolutionary previous. The e-book strains not just the political historical past of Russia, but in addition advancements in its literature, paintings and technological know-how. Bushkovitch describes recognized cultural figures, comparable to Chekhov, Tolstoy and Mendeleev, of their institutional and ancient contexts. notwithstanding the 1917 revolution, the ensuing Soviet approach and the chilly conflict have been an important a part of Russian and global heritage, Bushkovitch offers previous advancements as greater than only a prelude to Bolshevik power.

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